Lauren Cranton Heller

e-mail: lch@math.berkeley.edu
office: Evans 824

Department of Mathematics
University of California, Berkeley
970 Evans Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720



MATH 32

LEC 001: Stanley 105, MWF 3-4

office hours: M 4-5, W 2-3, or by appointment

a short survey for the first day of class

course information

We will use the third edition of Precalculus: A Prelude to Calculus by Sheldon Axler.

Homework will be due at the beginning of discussion on the days listed in the schedule below. Late homework will not be accepted. Quizzes will occur during discussion and will cover the textbook sections indicated in the schedule below. Problems will be similar to those on the homework.

If you cannot attend my office hours, please give me a list of times when you are free so we can set up a meeting.

More information is included in the syllabus. You can also use this form to send me a question or comment anonymously. (Berkeley login required.)

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discussion

GSI office hours discussion sections
Dun Tang Evans 844, F 9-10 6-7 DIS 101: Evans 2, MW 8-9
DIS 104: Evans 2, MW 9-10
Katie Henderson Evans 862, W 10-12 DIS 103: Kroeber 115, MW 9-10
DIS 110: Evans 2, MW 1-2
Anqi Zhang Evans 862, MF 12-1 DIS 105: Evans 2, MW 10-11
DIS 107: Evans 2, MW 11-12
Yonah Borns-Weil Evans 852, F 10-12 DIS 106: Latimer 105, MW 10-11
DIS 109: Evans 75, MW 12-1

homework

hw 1 0.2: 6,8,16,18,24,26,30,32,36,38,46,48,50,53,55
hw 2 0.3: 2,6,8,10,16,20,22,24,58,60,62,70
1.1: 4,6,8,16,18,20,22,26,34,36,38,62
hw 3 1.2: 2,4,10,12,14,16,18,28
1.3: 2,6,8,14,22,28,30,58,60,61
hw 4 1.4: 2,4,6,8,10,22,24,40,44,66
1.5: 2,4,6,8,10,12,16,22,44
1.6: 8,10,12,14,40,41,44,45
hw 5 2.1: 4,6,10,12,14,16,18,30,32,36,42,47
2.2: 14,18,22,24,32,44,46,54,58,74
2.4: 4,10,12,16,20,22,24,28,50
2.5: 2,4,10,12,14,16,22,28,38,40

exams

Exam 1 will occur on Friday 9/28 during lecture (at the usual location). It will cover chapters 0 through 2 except sections 0.1 and 2.3. Calculators and other materials will not be permitted, and you need not bring anything except a pen or pencil and your student ID number. For an idea of what to expect, see this sample exam from a previous year.

schedule

8/22 0.1real numbers
8/24 0.2algebra
8/27 0.3inequalities hw 1 due
8/29 1.1functions quiz 0.2-0.3
8/31 1.2graphs
9/3 NO CLASS
9/5 1.3transformations hw 2 due
9/7 1.4composition
9/10 1.5inverses hw 3 due
9/12 1.6more graphs quiz 1.1-1.3
9/14 2.1lines
9/17 2.2conics hw 4 due
9/19 2.4polynomials quiz 1.4-1.6
9/21 2.5rational functions
9/24 extra time
9/26 review
9/28 EXAM
10/1 2.3exponents
10/3 3.1logarithms hw 5 due
10/5 3.2power rule
10/8 3.3product and quotient rules hw 6 due
10/103.4exponential growth quiz 2.3,3.1-3.2
10/123.5e and ln
10/153.7interest hw 7 due
10/174.1unit circle quiz 3.3-3.5
10/194.2radians
10/224.3cosine and sine hw 8 due
10/244.4tangent, etc. quiz 3.7,4.1-4.2
10/264.5right triangles
10/294.6identities hw 9 due
10/315.1inverse trig. functions quiz 4.3-4.5
11/2 5.2more identities
11/5 extra time
11/7 review
11/9 EXAM
11/12 NO CLASS
11/145.4laws of sines and cosines hw 10 due
11/165.5double- and half-angle formulas
11/195.6addition and subtraction formulashw 11 due
11/21 NO CLASS
11/23 NO CLASS
11/265.7more transformations hw 12 due
11/28 extra time quiz 5.4-5.6
11/30 review
12/11 FINAL 7-10 pm (location TBD)